You can use the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence feature to collect detailed information about what kinds of software, and its usage, are being used on a computer.
Synchronization Point Site Role
A synchronization point is a site system role that is installed on a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 central site. The Asset Intelligence synchronization point is used to connect System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 sites to System Center Online for Asset Intelligence catalog information synchronization.
|Only Software Assurance (SA) license customers who have registered with System Center Online and have an authentication certificate can use this site system role for catalog information synchronization.For more information, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=127897|